Inna Merkulova

State Academic University for the Humanities – GAUGN on the basis of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow & STIH, Sorbonne-University, Paris

Associate Professor, Founder and Director of the International Center for Semiotics and Intercultural Dialogue at the State Academic University for the Humanities, Moscow. Associate Researcher at the «Sense-Text-Informatics-History» laboratory at Sorbonne University. Representative of Russia on the Executive board of the IASS. After a doctoral dissertation on semiotics and graphics (supervisor Jacques Fontanille) she focuses her research on literary semiotics, intercultural dialogue, and theory of translation. Among her translations are: Culture and Explosion, by Y. Lotman (Limoges, 2004); The Semiotics of Passions: From States of Affairs to States of Feelings, by A.J. Greimas and J. Fontanille (Moscow, 2007/2015). Her recent books include: Semiotics, Graphics and Enunciation in Contemporary French Prose (Moscow, 2019, in Russian; 2020, in French); New Normality, New Life Forms: Semiotics in the Era of Crises (ed., Moscow, 2021).